National Coalition of Black Women pens open letter to President Joe Biden

National Coalition of Black Women pens open letter to President Joe Biden

The National Coalition of Black and Brown women and mothers wrote a powerful letter to president Joe Biden in response to his recent announcement of pardoning marijuana offenders from prison. Dear President Joe Biden, We write to you today as a Coalition of Black and Brown women and mothers who have seen and experienced firsthand […]

John Legend explains what caused rift with Kanye West

John Legend explains what caused rift with Kanye West

Ye West’s 2020 presidential run was one that left many of his fans on edge, especially some of his close friends at that time. One of those close friends was John Legend, who recently opened up in an interview on David Axelrod’s podcast “Axe Files,” and shared why his relationship with West took a turn. […]

Kodak Black sounds off about his political opinions, again

Kodak Black sounds off about his political opinions, again

Rapper Kodak Black not only wants Donald Trump to return as president of the United States, he wants the former commander-in-chief to remain there indefinitely. Kodak posted and then deleted an Instagram story Championing Trump’s cause to his 17 million followers stating that he believes in the former president’s policies for America, not just because […]

Minyon Moore details the impact of Ketanji Brown Jackson in the Black community

Minyon Moore details the impact of Ketanji Brown Jackson in the Black community

As our nation prepares to swear in America’s 116th Supreme Court justice this summer, rolling out sat down with Minyon Moore, the White House’s nomination advisor for engagement, whose role was to focus on preparing the Biden administration’s historic nominee,  Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson, for the confirmation process. Moore shared what it’s been like working […]

Why Jaden Smith doesn’t want to be around people his age (video)

Why Jaden Smith doesn't want to be around people his age (video)

Jaden Smith doesn’t like hanging around young adults his age. The 23-year-old rapper and actor’s 2018 interview with Los Angeles radio legend Big Boy re-surfaced after the channel re-uploaded an eight-minute clip of the conversation. In the clip, Smith, then 19, explained why he doesn’t spend much time around peers. “I’m very happy that I […]

Former member of Congress Kwanza Hall is on a mission to decriminalize cannabis

Former member of Congress Kwanza Hall is on a mission to decriminalize cannabis

There are 37 states in America where cannabis is legal either medically, for adult use, or both. In Georgia, 71% of residents support making cannabis legal, but the state’s cannabis policies are remarkably out of step with the opinion of our citizens. Georgia is one of only 19 states where simple possession can still land […]

Charise Williams explains why Black women need to be involved in politics

Charise Williams explains why Black women need to be involved in politics

Charise Williams has her eyes set on the Illinois 1st Congressional District seat that will be left vacant by Bobby Rush in 2023. If elected, Williams will be the first Black woman to hold the seat. In 2015, Williams became deputy chief of staff for the Illinois State Treasurer’s Office, where she managed civic engagement […]

US Senate candidate burns Confederate flag in latest campaign ad (video)

US Senate candidate burns Confederate flag in latest campaign ad (video)

Gary Chambers Jr., a United States Senate candidate in Louisiana, released a campaign ad in January 2022 titled “37 seconds” that shows him smoking marijuana. Apparently, he’s found more creative ways to promote his campaign. In his most recent ad, Chambers sets a Confederate flag on fire. He titled the ad, “Scars and Bars.” The […]

Trump wants a Florida judge to force Twitter to restore his account

Trump wants a Florida judge to force Twitter to restore his account

It was only several months ago that Trump said Twitter had become “very boring,” but now it appears the former president wants his account back. On Friday, Oct. 1, Trump asked a federal judge in Florida to force Twitter to reinstate his account on the social media platform. Trump filed a request for a preliminary […]

Meet the 4 women running for mayor of Atlanta

Meet the 4 women running for mayor of Atlanta

When Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms decided not to seek reelection in May 2021, the announcement sent shockwaves throughout local politics and also created tremors that reverberated on a national scale. The history-making Bottoms — she is the only person to ever serve in all three branches of Atlanta government as judge, city councilperson and […]

Say what? Donald Trump said Gov. Brian Kemp should be replaced by Stacey Abrams

Say what? Donald Trump said Gov. Brian Kemp should be replaced by Stacey Abrams

Donald Trump is so disgusted with Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp that he would not mind if former Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams replaced him in the next election. Trump is still steaming over the fact that Kemp did not do enough, in Trump’s opinion, to help hand the state of Georgia to Trump in the […]

Rashad Richey receives Global Media Icon Award – Fox Soul TV

Rashad Richey receives Global Media Icon Award - Fox Soul TV

Emmy nominated television personality, radio broadcaster, and podcaster, Rashad Richey recently was honored with the Global Media Icon Award at the Black Media Honors award show airing on Fox Soul TV. This distinction highlights Dr. Richey’s impact and voice in urban media and beyond. Other awardees included Rickey Smiley of The Rickey Smiley Morning Show, […]

Victor Hill’s political enemies behind federal indictment

Victor Hill’s political enemies behind federal indictment

Embattled Clayton County Sheriff Victor Hill is facing a new federal indictment alleging his office illegally used a restraint chair on a detainee who was hooded and punched in the face after being arrested for speeding and driving on a suspended license. However, the new indictment suspiciously seems to lack any direct evidence that the […]

Georgia county names Aug. 4 ‘Dr. Rashad Richey Day’

Georgia county names Aug. 4 ‘Dr. Rashad Richey Day’

Rashad Richey, MBA, EdD, PhD, is an award-winning radio personality on News & Talk 1380-WAOK (The Rashad Richey Morning Show) and The People’s Station V-103 FM. Richey is also an Emmy nominated television political commentator on CBS News – Atlanta and university professor who has been delivering a “fire-hot” daily streaming show called ‘Indisputable with […]

Rashad Richey’s TV show ‘Indisputable’ picked up by 7 networks nationally

Rashad Richey’s TV show ‘Indisputable’ picked up by 7 networks nationally

Rashad Richey, Ph.D., an award-winning radio personality, television political commentator and university professor has been delivering a “fire-hot” daily streaming show called ‘Indisputable with Dr. Rashad Richey” on the TYT Network, home of The Young Turks, The Damage Report and other popular political and news shows. The show launched on June 7th as an 8-week […]

Georgia governor’s commission on Victor Hill may have violated law

Georgia governor’s commission on Victor Hill may have violated law

On June 2, 2021, Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp suspended Clayton County Sheriff Victor Hill based on a recommendation made by a three-person review commission as stated in the executive order citing O.C.G.A. 45-5-6 (2010) of the Georgia Code, which reads, “Public official investigated by the special commission upon indictment; gubernatorial review if the commission recommends […]

Gayle King torched for asking Stacey Abrams about her ‘dating situation’

Gayle King torched for asking Stacey Abrams about her 'dating situation'

Gayle King has a peculiar way of asking personal questions that rankles the sensibilities of many audience members. The marquee host of “CBS This Morning” did it again when she inquired about the dating life of esteemed political savant Stacey Abrams. King slickly used the fact that Abrams has authored eight romance novels, promoting her […]

Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson considering a run for US president

Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson considering a run for US president

Dwayne Johnson already has conquered Hollywood. Now he has set his sights on politics. The two-time movie box office champ, who also goes by the nickname “The Rock,” indicated that he has aspirations to seek the highest office in the land and will pursue that goal if he discerns public will for his candidacy. “I […]